Much Loved by Mark Nixon

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Love. It’ll tear you to pieces. Make a fool out of you. Knock you right off your feet.
With the faithful company from a child, these bears, bunnies, and lovies have the scars to prove it. Mark Nixon is photographing a collection of tattered and worn stuffed animals calling it Much Loved. He showcases them as fine pieces of art, exulting the missing appendages and scuffed fur. It is an endearing series that honors each teddy by telling their story, allowing us to connect with the injuries so appreciating all they gave on the front line of snuggling.

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Allison

Allison

Allison Parker is a proud stay at home mom maintaining a full schedule kissing boo boos and passing out hugs just because. Her days many times are spent between the garden and the kitchen. From a journey of learning whole food eating habits, she's taken on the challenges of baking bread, muffins and cakes from scratch and filling the cellar shelves with scores of her own canned goods each year. Writing is one of those things she does because its part of who she is. That and it's a nice break from the never ending work that comes with raising a family.

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